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Lot 30146

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Type Coin
Title Lot 30146
Date 1821
Country Great Britain
Service Catalog # 126803
Denomination 1/2 Sovereign
Description George IV gold Proof Half Sovereign 1821, KM681, S-3802, WR-244 (R3), PR65 NGC. Laureate Head, Ornately Garnished Crowned Shield reverse. A beautiful rarity from the seldom seen Coronation proof set, this combination of obverse and reverse was used only during this one year. The surfaces of this specimen sparkle with reflective gold luster, the fields exhibit classic orange-peel texture, and the strike is fully detailed. The golden color is enchanting. Very rare and especially so in this exalted grade. Ex: ?Colonel? E.H.R. Green; Green Estate? Partnership of Eric P Newman / B.G. Johnson. Realized $11,750.00. Description courtesy of Heritage Auctions.

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